Medway Arts is delighted to have supported and funded a range of cultural activities, events, exhibitions, workshops and festivals.

Check out highlights from past years below.

image of group of people performing with microphones.
Image of three people on a theatre stage.
Image of woman smiling with hands in the air.
image of elderly woman painting a picture.
Man teaching children a clay workshop.
Black History live logo
Gillingham Pow logo.
Image of people on theatre stage with spotlight.
Image of the word sick! written in colourful paint.
Artwork produced for The Rainbow Effect sits in Rochester.

The Rainbow Effect

The Rainbow Effect showcases the work of 10 amazing local creatives in the Medway area.

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Castle with surrounding trees

Dickensland exhibition

An exhibition on the life of Charles Dickens using resources from Medway Archives Centre.

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Image of book titled 'Confluence' on a bookshelf.
tapestries hanging in buildings.
Medway print festival 2021 logo.
Image of people stretching and diving into swimming pool.
colourful painting of boats on sea.
Image of woman in bed wearing red dressing gown.
Archives view of Chatham Dockyard

William Cuffay exhibition

An exhibition on the life of Chatham-born tailor, William Cuffay, featuring resources from Medway Archives Centre.

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group of people holding vegetables and signs.

Cabbage Island

A community research phase into the history of Luton with a focus on the agricultural history and tradition of migrant workers in the area.

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meeting around a laptop.

Kent Arts Conference

An annual conference that brings together people who are interested in the arts to share their ideas, knowledge and experience around a theme.

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